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Alec D.

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Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 12 to 30
  • Teaches Beginner
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Alec D.

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I have 11 years of experience as a drummer and musician. I specialize in teaching beginner students of all ages who are looking to gain knowledge and skill on the drum set. We will focus on learning good stick technique, foundational rudiments, basic drum grooves, sight reading, and quality musicianship. Our lessons will be catered towards what you are interested in learning. However, if you don't quite know what you are looking for, I will give you the information you'll need to continually improve on the drums. The primary goal of our lessons will be to share knowledge and to have fun doing it! Reach out if we seem like a good match!

About Alec

I have been playing drums and percussion for 13 years. I also play guitar, sing, and am an avid songwriter. However, drumming has always been my true life-long passion. I've been training in music for the entirety of my schooling, and I am currently studying drum performance at the University of Co

Ross H.

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Starting at $50
  • B.A. Professional Music (Performance & Music Production) from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year from Scottish Jazz Federation
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ross H.

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My teaching style is very flexible & hands on. My goal is to make beautiful music and I do this by taking technical exercises and giving them musical meaning. This means I focus on the ideas of time, vocabulary & dynamic playings, but within this still teaching essential technical exercises in order to create a well-rounded musician.

After each lesson I will email detailed notes, as well as any supplemental documents and/or music.

About Ross

A Berklee College of Music graduate, I am an internationally recognized drummer & capable of teaching a wide range of genres from jazz to pop. I’m a prominent teacher & performer in the Los Angeles area, having working with artists such as Skylar Grey, Katelyn Tarver, Ethan Bortnick and many more

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Colin Third
Ross is a BOSS teacher. I've been taking online lessons with him for a few months now & couldn't recommend more!
Terra
Ross is an awesome teacher. Patient, fun to interact with, knowledgeable. I had a great lesson and am looking forward to learning more from him! Definitely recommend!
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Mark E.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Mark E.

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Thinking of learning the drums?? Look no further! I have been teaching 20+ drum students every week for the last 5 years, and have over 20 years of performance experience! All of my students learn to read drum set notation in addition to playing by ear, giving them the tools to learn any and all styles of music! Let's get you playing some songs on the drums!

About Mark

I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Metropolitan State University of Denver and have been actively performing for 20 years. I have also developed a passion for teaching music over the past 10 years, and I really enjoy seeing students progress and grow their own love of music. As a pe

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Michael
Mark is an excellent musician and most importantly an AMAZING teacher. He really helped me realize my musical goals, and patiently and expertly showed me how to realize them. 100% the best music instruction I have ever received. Book a lesson with Mark! You won't regret it.

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Drew P.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Saginaw Valley State University
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Drew P.

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Whether you’re new to drumming and starting with the basics or a seasoned veteran just looking to improve your technique and sound, Drew can help you get there. Everyone learns differently and at their own pace, and that’s why he strives to treat every student as an individual and designs their lessons around their personal goals. Drew has developed his teaching process over twenty years of experience with students ranging from young beginners to advanced players.

About Drew

I have 20+ years of music performing experience in both live and studio settings. My education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Saginaw Valley State University and a Masters of Music Performance in Percussion from Central Michigan University. Since grad school I have been perform

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Aaron
Drew was a great help getting me started on the kit. I was a beginner with minimal experience and spent one semester with him. The lessons started out in-person and had to move online halfway through the semester due to COVID-19. This didn’t stop the progression of learning. Everything continued and I consistently got better through great instruction.

Drew is great at relating material to real-life situations which really helps with the learning process. My main instrument is bass guitar and he constantly related information to how similar bass and drums are and how they should work together.

After one semester, I feel confident in my ability to practice correct technique and the ability to play with others. Thanks Drew!
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Aleksis B.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Aleksis B.

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Whether hand percussion or on a full drum set I can help you develop your rudiments in a fun way to the songs you love

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My educatio

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Rahoul R.
It was fun!
Dan C.
I've had a few lessons with Aleksis now, and yesterday's was the best! Looking forward to next time!
Julie
Aleksis is awesome! I had questions about using the equipment I currently own to produce best vocal recording and I feel very satisfied with the way he answered my questions.

Tyler B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music Performance Jazz Studies from Columbia College Chicago
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Tyler B.

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Drumming is one of my greatest passion in life. I have experience playing and teaching in all settings and styles. I tailor my approach for each student and have tons of supplemental material to level up your playing in no time!

About Tyler

Hi! My name is Tyler, and I'm a great resource for drum set, guitar, piano, bass, and music theory lessons in Portland, OR. Conveniently located in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood, my studio is equipped with all the instruments and lesson material needed to provide engaging, challenging, and fun lessons

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Sterling
Patient, focused, encouraging and time efficient. He was good at keeping our youngster on task and making the experience fun. Wish he was able to take our child further with piano. I don't know how much was Tyler and how much was our child, but our kiddo learned quickly from Tyler. Thank you Tyler!
Jayne
Great lesson!
Kevin
Tyler taught me how to play the drums! He was so engaging and informative, and his teaching style allowed me to learn quickly. I had so much fun and have developed a passion for the drums. I recommend highly taking lessons from him.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Lansing, MI

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Lansing is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $160 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Bruno is such a great teacher! I have learned so much in a short period of time, and thanks to him, I can now play my favorite songs on drums! I'll definitely be studying with Bruno for a very long time!"
Lilia
Took Drum lessons from Bruno P.
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"I have been taking lessons now for 9 months.Casey is always patient and ready to help.I am a 60 year old male and ,reading notes and learning interdependence from legs and arms in drumming is a real help to keep me sharp in the mind.If I do not understand a assignment Casey will video himself,so I can look back and see and hear the assignment. I would highly recommend Casey."
Charles
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Great teacher for my son!

Tracy has been an excellent fit for my young son. She is very patient and varies the lesson to hold a young child's attention. She gives lots of praise and encouragement. She seems to have appropriate expectations for a 5 1/2 yr old and is good about communicating with him on a level he can understand. These are concerns I had when looking for a drum teacher for a child who is so young."
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"Mattia is so patient and helpful, not just in my learning process, but also with my busy schedule and my own tech issues!"
Alexandra
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"He knew how to keep my son's attention! He assigned practice homework! My son says he wants to go back every week! :) Thanks Rufus!"
Mateo
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"It was great! Looking forward to more sessions! Mr. Murray is talented and patient"
Jouslyn & Justin
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"A Fantastic Instructor!!!

I have known Derek for many years, and can say what an excellent young man he is in character and helpfulness, As a mother of 10 children, I am concerned that their teachers be well qualified and have a positive influence on my kids. Derek is a wonderful teacher, encouaging, talented, and able to help even the most basic drummer. If he ever plays for you, his giftedness will shine! He is truely an fantastic instructor and my son enjoyed every lesson with him. I would HIGHLY recommend him as your choice to learn and improve in percussion."
Brogan
Took Drum lessons from Derek S.
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"I have taken lessons with Mike for over 7 years, and getting into drumming has been the best thing that has happened in my life. Mike is an excellent teacher, who truly loves to teach. You feel his joy, he is never condescending, and he is never more than a couple steps away from making a silly joke.
Drums have given me a hobby to keep improving as I get older. It has given me a passion for music, both performing, and listening. It has also allowed me to have experiences I never would been able to have without learning the drums, such as playing in the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade, winning 1st place with my high school drumline, and making lifelong friends as part of my high school's music program.
I highly encourage to take lessons with Mike. He is the best."
Derek
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Jerry is a great instructor, highly recommend taking lessons with him!"
Jon
Took Drum lessons from Jerry J.
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"He is very patient with our grandson who is 10 years old. And he knows how to really work well with children. We are very pleased."
Jan for grandson
Took Drum lessons from Rom G.
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